Position Description

Community Development Coordinator (South West Sydney, NSW)
Location Various
Employment Duration Ongoing
Employment Status Full-Time
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Who We are
At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community services providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

About the role
We are seeking a Community Development Coordinator to join EACH's Early Childhood Approach Team. Reporting to the Team Leader Community Development, this is a full-time (38 hours per week) role working across our South West Sydney, NSW locations: Bankstown, Liverpool, and Campbelltown.

As the Community Development Coordinator, you will have an opportunity to positively impact the lives of children, their families, and carers by:

  • Facilitating engaging and culturally appropriate education and capacity building programs,
  • Using data-driven insights to inform community development initiatives,
  • Building and maintaining key stakeholder networks, and
  • Working collaboratively with the community to build opportunities for greater inclusion for young children experiencing developmental delay and disability.

A bit about you...
To thrive in this role, you will:

  • Share EACH's values and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; modeling inclusive behaviours and contributing to a culture of belonging,
  • Be experienced in developing and implementing community development, engagement, and capacity-building initiatives,
  • Enjoy engaging with members of the community and be comfortable speaking in public, featuring in webinars, and contributing to podcasts,
  • Have experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Peoples and culturally and linguistically diverse communities,
  • Be proficient in the use of digital technologies and software, including Microsoft 365, to enhance productivity (e.g. you can create and deliver a presentation in PowerPoint, host a webinar in Microsft Teams, and produce short video tutorials using screen sharing software), and
  • Hold qualifications in Community Development, Social Sciences, Inclusion and Diversity, or relevant professional field.

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • An understanding of the NDIS Early Years Approach and early childhood best practice principles,
  • Familiarity with the local community and mainstream services, supports and resources, and
  • Experience in a community development role.

About the Team
The Early Years Approach team at EACH is a group of committed allied health professionals, teachers, social workers, and educators. We partner with the NDIS to support families and children with developmental delays and disabilities to access early intervention that will help them to develop the skills they need to take part in everyday activities and to be included in family and community life. We have a flexible work environment and are an engaging, supportive team with high achievement expectations.

What we offer:
EACH is committed to developing our people. Here, you’ll be supported to be your best.
What we provide:

  • Work arrangements that flex to you (including WFH options)
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
  • Engaging, inclusive supportive team
  • Opportunities for internal career progression
  • Generous Not-for-Profit Salary Packaging
  • Professional support and supervision
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities to continuously grow and develop.

Next steps
If this sounds like a role that would make you excited to come to work, we want to hear from you! Please attach a cover letter with your resume.

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Tylar Joseph, Brett Stirling or Danielle Arthur on 03 9081 0563 for a confidential chat.

Position Description: https://hr.each.com.au/830.pdf

Please note, all EACH staff (across Victoria, New South Wales, ACT and Queensland) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. 

You may be exempt from this requirement if you are unable to be vaccinated due to a pre-existing medical contraindication as determined by ATAGI clinical guidance. Should this be the case, you will need to provide to EACH evidence from a medical practitioner prior to commencing.

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We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusions brings, and in turn encourage people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.

Please note that all appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening checks including; Police Record Check, Working with Children Check, Disability Work Exclusion Scheme Check, Reference Checks and APHRA Registration Check.